Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A general dispensation.
- n. plural An abuse of annates or first-fruits by which, upon the promotion of an ecclesiastic, he was called upon to pay to the papal treasury the first-fruits not merely of his new preferment, but of all other livings which he happened to hold with it. In this manner annates were paid over and over again for the same living, and sometimes twice and thrice in one year. Roger Hutchinson's Works (Parker Soc, 1842), Index.
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